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Montenegro's July household electricity consumption increases

Author Radomir Ralev
Montenegro's July household electricity consumption increases Source: Creative Commons CC0

PODGORICA (Montenegro), August 11 (SeeNews) – Household electricity consumption in Montenegro increased by 24.3% month-on-month to 103 million kWh in July, according to figures posted on the website of the country's power utility Elektroprivreda Crne Gore (EPCG) on Friday.

On a year-on-year basis, household electricity consumption was up 2.8% in July, figures showed.

The average monthly household electricity bill in Montenegro was 35.89 euro ($42.4) last month.

The highest average monthly electricity bill, 65.97 euro, was paid by households in Ulcinj, while the lowest one, 22.64 euro, was registered in the town of Mojkovac.

The Montenegrin government is the majority owner of EPCG with a 57% stake. Italian company A2A owns 41.75%.

Last month, A2A officially applied with the government to dispose of its shareholding in the company.

($=0.846529 euro)